KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Examination) is conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority. It is a state level examination which gives an opportunity for the candidates to take admission in courses such as:-

  1. Medical
  2. Dental
  3. Ayurveda
  4. Naturopathy & Yoga
  5. Unani
  6. Homoeopathy
  7. Engineering
  8. Technology
  9. Architecture
  10. Farm Science courses
    • Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.)
    • B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture
    • B.Sc. (Hons) Sericulture
    • B.Sc (Hons) Horticulture
    • B.Sc (Hons) Forestry
    • B.Sc. Agriculture BioTech, B.HSc. (Home Science)
    • B.Tech (Agri.Engg)
    • B.Tech (Food Technology)
    • B.Tech (Dairy Tech)
    • B.F.Sc (Fisheries)
    • B.Tech (Food Science &Tech)
    • B.Sc. (Hons) Agri
  11. Marketing & Co‐Op
  12. B. Pharma
  13. Pharma‐D


In Government / University / Private Aided / Private Un‐Aided Professional Educational Institutions in the State of Karnataka


  1. Candidates should be a citizen of India.
  2. Candidates should have pass 10+2 examination but not from the university listed in the VTU website or Karnataka State Open University.
  3. Doe medical and dental, AYUSH candidates must have physics, chemistry and biology as their main subject along with English in 10+2 or any other equivalent examination recognized securing a minimum of 50% marks in each subject.
  4. For engineering and technology candidates must have physics and mathematics as their main subjects along with chemistry/biotechnology/biology/computer science as their option in 10+2 examination or any other equivalent examination a minimum of 45% marks in each subject.
  5. Architectural candidates are required to have mathematics as their optional subject securing a minimum of 50% marks in each subject opted by them.
  6. B-Pharma candidates should pass in 2nd PUC / 12th with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and obtained a Minimum of 45% of Marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects.
  7. Candidate should pass in Diploma in Pharmacy Examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act and has secured a minimum of 45% marks.
  8. Farm Science courses candidates should pass in 2nd PUC / 12th / Equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology as optional subjects securing a minimum of 50% marks in each subject.


  • The Common Entrance Test will be held on TWO days in FOUR different sessions for four subjects.
  • Medium of Examination is English or Kannada only.
  • Mode of examination is offline based.
  • On the first day, the test will be conducted for Biology and Mathematics subjects in two sessions.
  • On the next day, the test will be conducted for Physics and Chemistry subjects in two sessions as per the date and time notified.
  • Each paper/subject will be conducted for 60 marks each with a duration of 80 minutes each.
  • The questions will be of MCQ type.
  • Each question will carry ONE mark.
  • No negative marks are done for the wrong response.


The candidates must follow the following procedure for the counselling

Step 1:- Register and pay the counselling fee before attending the certificate verification.

Step 2:- Visit the allotted centre for certificate verification according to the date and time allotted.

Step 3:- After certificate verification candidates are required to fill the Manual Option Entry as per their preferences of colleges and branch.

Step 4:- Selected candidates then must pay the Tuition Fee mentioned in the Provisional allotment within the prescribed time and self-report through online system in candidates’ login and take admission number to confirm the seat.

Step5:- Candidates who have not been selected in the previous rounds can participate in the upcoming counselling rounds. The candidates who have secured a seat in a previous round must visit the Institute for admission.


Online application form release date 1st week of February 2019
Last date for submission of application form excluding late fee 3rd week of March 2019
The release date of admit card 1st week of April 2019
Examination date 3rd week of April 2019
Result declaration 4rt week of May 2019
Starting of the counselling 2nd week of June 2019


The following information must be kept ready

  1. Hall ticket Number of Qualifying (10+2) Examination
  2. Email Id.
  3. Mobile Number
  4. Hall ticket Number of S.S.C. or equivalent
  5. Date of Birth
  6. Caste Certificate Application number for SC/ST only
  7. Study or Residence or relevant certificate for proof of local status (last 12 years)
  8. Visit website (
  9. Pay the registration fees either by credit/debit card/ net banking or AP online centres
  10. Use the payment referral number to fill the application form.
  11. Candidates must fill out the application form carefully after reading all the instructions.
  12. Upload the photograph, signature and thumb impression


  • Algebra
  • Series and sequences
  • Complex Numbers
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Permutation and combination
  • Matrices
  • Sets, Relations and functions
  • Mathematical induction
  • Statistics
  • Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Calculus
  • Differential
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Second order derivative
  • Integration
  • Vectors
  • Kinematics
  • Physical World, Measurements Units& dimensions
  • Laws of motion
  • Magnetics
  • Gravitation
  • Viscosity
  • Thermodynamics
  • Work, power, energy
  • Kinetic theory of gases
  • Simple harmonic motion
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetism
  • Modern physics
  • Electromagnetism
  • Mole concept
  • Nuclear Chemistry
  • Atomic Structure
  • The Periodic Tables
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Solid State
  • Gaseous State
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Practical chemistry
  • Hydrogen
  • Non-Metallic Elements and its compound
  • Ionic equilibrium
  • Redox reaction
  • Polymers
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Aliphatic Compounds
  • Alcohols
  • Ethers
  • Aldehydes and Ketones
  • Carboxylic Acids
  • Introduction to Bio-Molecules
  • Aromatic Compounds
  • Biomolecules
  • Molecular Basis of Inheritance
  • Photosynthesis in Higher Plants
  • Transport in Plants
  • Locomotion and Movement
  • Digestion and Absorption
  • Mineral Nutrition
  • Chemical Coordination
  • Structural Organization in Animals
  • Morphology of Flowering Plants
  • Neural Control and Coordination
  • Respiration in Plants
  • Living World
  • Evolution
  • Cell Cycle and Division
  • Animal Kingdom
  • Body Fluids and its Circulation
  • Excretory Products and Elimination
  • Enhancement of Food Products
  • Plant Growth and its Development
  • Cell
  • Anatomy
  • Application Biodiversity and Conservation
  • Biological Classification
  • Environmental Issues
  • Flowering Plants
  • Ecosystem
  • Reproductive Health
  • Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants
  • Human Health and Diseases
  • Organism and Population
  • Plant Kingdom
  • Biotech Principles & Processes
  • The principle of Inheritance & Variation
  • Reproduction in Organisms
  • Human Reproduction


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